May 2012 Table of Contents

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Rehabs and Restorations Case Studies Learn from the experiences of others, as we highlight a variety of restorations to several types of structures using a host of materials.

Connectors, Anchors and Fasteners The DryFix System provides a cornerstone solution to restoring Detroit’s Broderick Tower skyscraper.

Cutting-Edge Saws The improved technology of today’s masonry construction saws continues to impress.

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COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS From the Editor President’s Message Government Affairs New Products Eye on Safety Business Building Full Contact PM Classified Advertising News MCAA Upcoming Education New Members

Building a Sustainable Future with Brick: Benefits and Impact

In both residential and commercial building design and construction, there is a growing awareness and commitment to minimizing environmental impact while improving health, comfort, and overall well-being.

GEN NXT: Sam Berryman

In today's evolving landscape of skilled trades, where tradition meets innovation, Sam Berryman's journey into the masonry industry is not just a career choice but a testament to heritage, passion, and the profound rewards of hard work. Influenced by his

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The Corporate Transparency Act: What You Need to Know

Like many government regulations, the intent may be clear and worthwhile, but the implementation causes more harm to law-abiding citizens and business owners than it does to actually block or punish the bad actors the regulation was meant to address.

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The Walkaround Rule is Misguided

As we work together to help rebuild a strong economy, workplace safety is an important consideration in rulemaking; however, the Walkaround Rule, which went into effect at the end of May, won’t bolster workplace safety but rather burden small businesses.